Webinars, Other Education, & Events

Announcing a new online workshop presented by Hinman Straub in partnership with ESAAL

Get your Plan of Correction Approved the First Time!

Program Description

This online workshop will have several small groups collaborate to create a plan of correction on a sample deficiency after receiving a tutorial on the regulatory requirements of an acceptable plan of correction and tips for successful submissions. This interactive, hands-on workshop is limited to a small group to offer the best experience. Each group will present their plan of correction and receive feedback from the presenter and peers to give participants practical tools to use in their real-world plans of correction. The workshop will be offered online in a video chat setting with breakout rooms. You will be able to see & interact with your fellow classmates & easily ask questions, share comments, etc.!

If you missed this session at the ESAAL Annual Conference in May, now is your chance to take part in this informative & valuable workshop!

Two sessions will be offered, each is limited to 30 people.  This training is open to ESAAL Members & Non-members.

Date: Wednesday, November 15, 2023
Times: Session 1: 11:00am - 1:00pm
            Session 2: 2:00pm - 4:00pm
CEUs: 2
Cost: $120; ESAAL Members: $80
The workshop will be offered online in a video chat setting with breakout rooms. Each session is limited to 30 people.

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Meet the Instructor:

Raeanne McLaughlin, Healthcare Consultant, Hinman Straub, P.C. 

Raeanne McLaughlin, Healthcare Consultant, joined the Hinman Straub Health Team in 2022. Ms. McLaughlin brings a wealth of operational experience to serve our clients, including over 14 years as a New York State Assisted Living Administrator during her 29 years in Senior Care. Her success in leading communities to meet regulatory standards, exceed consumer expectations, build successful staff and achieve and maintain financial stability make her a source of valuable insights and guidance for clients. 

Ms. McLaughlin is an accomplished lecturer in the areas of Behavioral Health, Operational Best Practice, Quality Assurance and Creating a Positive Workforce Culture. In addition to her Assisted Living experience, she has professional experience in Nursing Home and Adult Day Care operations as well as Geriatric Psychiatry, Behavioral and Pharmaceutical Research and Neuropsychological Evaluation and Assessment, giving her a diverse background to understand the challenges facing our clients and craft practical solutions that address their needs.

Advance registration is required.
Payment via credit card is due at time of registration.
Contact Cara Groff, CMP with questions: [email protected]


Introducing a new series in partnership with Substantial Compliance Consulting Group

Announcing a new Online Workshop Webinar:
Skin and Wound Management Workshop
Monday, November 20, 2023, 1:30pm-3:30pm


The Adult Care/Assisted Living population continues to evolve and residents are less mobile and at a higher level of acuity than ever before. This population presents more consistent, ongoing challenges with skin integrity and wound care. Additionally, the decrease in mobility has led to many events of skin breakdown and pressure ulcers.

This session will be provided by two Registered Nurses and will focus on managing skin integrity and the provision of wound care.

Topics will include:
• Monitoring Skin Integrity
• Incontinence Management
• Unmanaged Incontinence
• Resistance to Care and Noncompliance
• Communicating Changes
• Wound Management by Third-party Providers
• Wound Management in the EALR
• Interventions and Mitigation Efforts
• Case Management and Documentation

The training will be offered online in a video chat setting.  You will be able to see your fellow classmates & presenters, as well as ask questions, comments, etc. & is open to both ESAAL Members & Non-Members.

Date & Time: Monday, November 20, 2023 from 1:30pm-3:30pm

CEUs available: 2 (standard CEUs only; they are not NAB-approved)
Participants who complete the workshop by attending the LIVE BROADCAST will earn 2 CEUs. Partial attendance will result in partial CEUs being awarded.

Cost: $140
ESAAL Member discounted rate: $70

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Workshops will be led by:

Kathy Sindoni, RN, BSN, CLNC 

Kathy A. Sindoni, RN, BSN, CLNC has been a registered nurse for 25 years and has been professionally engaged in the assisted living network since 2001. She is the owner and chief consultant of Substantial Compliance Consulting Group, which provides professional assisted living service consultation and serves residences in various regions throughout New York State. As a consultant, Kathy provides assistance with regulatory compliance, DOH surveillance, quality assurance, team building, and many other such services. She is also a Certified Legal Nurse Consultant providing assistance to operators and/or attorneys on the medical or operational aspects of their cases. Kathy previously served as the Administrator and Case Manager of Bridges Cornell Heights, in Ithaca, New York from 2005-2013. Bridges became the first licensed EALR in NYS in April 2008. Additionally, Kathy serves on ESAAL’s Assisted Living Services Committee which acts as an advisory panel to the organization's Board of Directors. She has also served on the Department of Health EALR workgroup.

Jayne Perry, RN

Jayne Perry, RN has been a registered nurse for 34 years and has served in a professional leadership and management role for several years.  Jayne previously served as the Administrator in a 120-bed residence licensed as an Adult Home/Assisted Living Facility with an Assisted Living Program (ALP) and Enhanced Assisted Living Residence (EALR) program.  Jayne was also responsible for oversight of the Licensed Home Care Service Agency (LHCSA) that served the ALP population. While in this role, Jayne worked closely with RFR Consulting Group and Substantial Compliance Consulting Group to provide staff education and guidance regarding the NYSDOH rules and regulations for the Adult Home/Assisted Living Facility.   This included the creation of policies, forms, and systems specific to the various resident populations within the residence. Additionally, Jayne has experience in completing UAS-NY assessments and is NYS certified to perform PRI/Screen Assessments in the community and for Assisted Living residents.



 Please contact Cara Groff, CMP, Event Coordinator: [email protected] with questions